National Jeweler Network

Majors

09/23/14

James Avery gains presence in department store

Family-owned retail store James Avery Jewelry has announced a partnership with Dillard’s to sell its jewelry in a number of the chain’s locations across the country. 

09/23/14

Study: Stores now using social channels more for ads

Department stores’ strategies on social media are shifting from a focus on community growth to leveraging the networks for more traditional marketing methods, a recent report from think tank L2 shows. 

09/22/14

Analysts speculate the end is near for Sears

A $400 million lifeline from its CEO and growing losses have analysts questioning if Sears might be the next big brick-and-mortar retailer to fall.  

09/22/14

Industry think tank group created in Italy

A number of well-known players in the industry have formed an international think tank designed to provide the broadest view of the challenges the industry faces, as well as strategies for dealing with them. 

09/19/14

Antwerp Diamond Bank to shut down

Yet another bank seems set to exit the jewelry industry, as KBC said Friday that the sale of the Antwerp Diamond Bank to Yinren Group has fallen through and it will, according to its agreement with the European Commission, wind down the bank’s activities. 

09/18/14

Sales in the Americas remain ‘strong’ for Richemont

Sales in the Americas grew 12 percent at constant exchange rates for Richemont in the five-month period ended Aug. 31, the company reported Thursday. 

09/16/14

Macy’s boosts omnichannel shopping strategy

In a move that underscores the increasing importance of omnichannel shopping, Macy’s announced Monday a number of new developments to attract and service customers both in store and online. 

09/16/14

Ex-Cartier exec fires back in trade secrets case

A former Cartier advertising executive being sued for attempted digital theft of trade secrets is asking a federal judge to dismiss the case on grounds that she was permitted to access the data in question and never obtained it anyway. 

09/16/14

A new ad campaign launches for De Beers’ stores

Romanian model Andreea Diaconu is the face of De Beers Diamond Jewellers’ new advertising campaign, which will launch next month alongside the brand’s Aria collection.